Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.
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Evaluation of the Independence at Home Demonstration
Evaluation of Three Cash and Counseling Programs
The cash and counseling program was implemented as a demonstration in Arkansas, Florida, and New Jersey between 1998 and 2004. Approximately 2,000 adults in each state (plus 500 Florida children) who volunteered for the study were randomly assigned to participant or control groups. Our evaluation investigated...
Sonya Streeter’s research focuses on health care delivery reform and issues related to Medicare and Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).Featured Publications
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